An interesting short story and precursor to a larger series. Continue reading An Interesting Start | Review of ‘Truly Unfortunate’ (Welcome to Knollville #1)
Can’t decide what to read next? Check out these titles and see if they tickle your fancy. Continue reading Weekly Reading List #167
By Cynthia Ayala
Hey there avid readers. God, I can’t believe that it is already November. Man, the year sure goes by fast doesn’t it. Well I hope everyone had a Spooktacular Halloween, I know I did. I was a very pretty Slytherin for the record. In any case a new month means new books for all us book lovers and I have selected 10 for you all to check and vote for December’s Book of the Month title. Woo books! Just think, maybe one of these will be a Christmas present for a book lover you know or yourself. So check out these titles and vote here or by clicking the image below. Remember, the winner gets a featured book review right here on Cyn’s Workshop. Happy voting!
Continue reading “Book of the Month Poll – December 2017”
By Cynthia Ayala
George Clare is an art teacher, but is he a murderer? After coming home one late winter evening to find his wife dead and his three-year-old daughter alone in the house, George is the immediate suspect, but did do it? A whodunit that evolves and studies the characters and their marriage through multiple narratives and their own to show everything that led up to her death.
Published on March 8, 2016, by Knopf comes the mesmerizing thriller All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage about a marriage that dissolves into death.
Continue reading “A Mesmerizing Tale of Marriage and Death | Review of ‘All Things Cease to Appear’”
By Cynthia Ayala
Hey there avid readers! I hope that everyone is having a splendid week. For me, it was Spring Break so I relaxed, went to work obviously and had some homework, a few short stories to think about my paper that is going to be due in a while, and the final version of my short story, which needs to be done by Thursday.
Anyway, it was nice week, a nice break from school but now it’s back to school and back to the real world where bills live. Ugh. So, here is my reading list that will keep me sane. All synopsis are courtesy of Goodreads. Happy reading.
Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #37”
By: Cynthia Ayala
I’m a huge fan of Red Dragon, Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal. Even Hannibal Rising has a great premise coupled with a thought out cast. Therefore, when I first heard that NBC was going to be turning the one of the most iconic film series into a TV Series, I was thrilled. Thomas Harris, the creator of Hannibal Lector, build up one of the most iconic characters out there, and the show’s writers, creators and actors. However, this last season, while it started out well, rather took a nosedive.
Continue reading “Hannibal Season 2 – Just a Dream?”
By: Nick Venable Fouad Mikati, director of the cartoonish action flick Operation: Endgame is switching up genres for his second film, the psychological thriller Return to Sender. Having just Rosamund Pike and Nick Nolte cast its lead roles last week, the film is already in production in New Orleans. Because a movie with only two people in it usually isn’t fun, the rest of the … Continue reading Camryn Manheim, Rumer Willis And More Join Psychological Thriller Return To Sender